Did you check our guide to meal planning for beginners? It’s chock-full of the tips and techniques that help make the practice of planning and prepping for dinner far easier, but for some, the idea of meal planning for even a whole week is still not the best fit. But that doesn’t mean meal planning isn’t for you — if you’re cooking for one, change your mind often about what you want to eat, or simply hate to haul all those groceries at once, then maybe micro meal planning is a better option. Micro meal planning is the simpler, lower-commitment alternative to the week-long option, and might just be what you’re looking for. Here’s what it is and how to do it.